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Month: December 2021

Colorado fires: Hundreds of homes burn in ‘fast-motion’ disaster | Weather News

Colorado fires: Hundreds of homes burn in ‘fast-motion’ disaster | Weather News Nearly 1,000 homes have been destroyed in wind-driven wildfires in the US state of Colorado, as officials said it was a “miracle”...

The Guardian view on levelling up: a flagship policy adrift and becalmed | Editorial

Two years after Boris Johnson made “levelling up” the lodestar of his new administration, the public still struggles to understand what the prime minister means by it. A new YouGov poll has found that...

Iran space launch failed to put payload into orbit – defense ministry — RT World News

Iran space launch failed to put payload into orbit – defense ministry — RT World News A rocket launched by Iran on Thursday has ended with the three payloads aboard failing to attain orbit,...

Omicron covid wave past peak in South Africa with relatively few deaths

Omicron covid wave past peak in South Africa with relatively few deaths The number of infections fell by roughly 30 percent to just under 90,000 for the week ending Dec. 25, down from some...

Egypt fights covid with ban on shisha water pipes

Egypt fights covid with ban on shisha water pipes Egypt is one of several countries in the Middle East, including Lebanon, Syria, the United Arab Emirates, Kuwait and Saudi Arabia, where shisha bans have...

Rescue of refugee boat off Indonesian coast highlights ongoing plight of Rohingya minority

Rescue of refugee boat off Indonesian coast highlights ongoing plight of Rohingya minority Another 20,000 Rohingya have been relocated by Bangladeshi authorities to the tiny island of Bhasan Char, where Human Rights Watch says...

Israel: Palestinian shot, killed in alleged stabbing attempt

Israel: Palestinian shot, killed in alleged stabbing attempt The Israeli military says troops shot and killed a Palestinian man as he ran toward a bus stop in the occupied West Bank wielding a knife...

Fear, distress, relief. The many emotions of the pandemic can be found in Italy’s pharmacy testing lines.

Fear, distress, relief. The many emotions of the pandemic can be found in Italy’s pharmacy testing lines. In this omicron-driven phase, pharmacies have become increasingly central, offering rapid tests at a breathtaking pace. Source...

As schools debate reopening in January 2022, Europe’s pandemic closures offer lessons

As schools debate reopening in January 2022, Europe’s pandemic closures offer lessons QUAREGNON, Belgium — Nearly two years after the pandemic forced school closures around the world, countries are once again grappling with whether...

Denis O’Dell, worked on Beatles films, dies in Spain at 98

Denis O’Dell, worked on Beatles films, dies in Spain at 98 Denis O’Dell, a British film producer and director who worked with The Beatles on the movie “A Hard Day’s Night,” has died at...